IPL 2019: David Warner hits 600 runs in 3rd successive IPL season

first_imgDavid Warner scored over 600 runs in the Indian Premier League for the 3rd successive season even as he missed out on a 6th straight fifty in T20 cricket. Warner was spectacularly caught by Steve Smith for 37 when he looked good to form a new club in T20 cricket.David Warner, the Orange Cap holder in the 2019 Indian Premier League with 611 runs from 11 matches, scored 641 runs from 14 matches in 2017 and 848 runs from 17 matches when Sunrisers Hyderabad won the IPL in 2016.Before Sunrisers Hyderabad’s match against Rajasthan Royals on Saturday, David Warner’s sequence of scores read: 70 not out vs KXIP (April 8), 51 vs DC (April 14), 50 vs CSK (April 17), 67 vs KKR (April 21), 57 vs CSK (April 23). On Saturday, Warner was caught out by Steve Smith off Oshane Thomas. His dismissal triggered a midde-order collapse as the Royals fought back.David Warner remains the 3rd batsman after Virender Sehwag (2012) and Jos Buttler (2018) to hit 5 successive fifties in the Indian Premier League.600+ RUNS FOR DAVID WARNER IN THIS IPL! #OrangeArmy #RiseWithUs #RRvSRH pic.twitter.com/S8DaryreanSunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) April 27, 2019Overall, only 2 other batsmen have hit 5 straight fifties in the T20 format. Zimbabwe’s Hamilton scored 53, 62, 62, 55 and 56 in 2012 while Pakistan’s Kamran Akmal hit 52, 63, 65, 52 and an unbeaten 150 in 2017.David Warner made a sensational comeback to the Indian Premier League after missing the tournament last year on the back of the ball-tampering scandal. After he was handed a 1-year ban by Cricket Australia, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) did not allow him and Steve Smith (Rajasthan Royals to play the 2018 IPL.advertisementDavid Warner made a memorable start for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 2019 Indian Premier League. Against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens (March 24), Warner made 85 before a classy 69 against Rajasthan Royals 6 days later.On March 31. David Warner hit his 4th IPL hundred. With Jonny Bairstow, Warner added 185 for the opening wicket as SRH defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore. After falling cheaply against Delhi Capitals (10) and Mumbai Indians (15), David Warner started a record run which helped him stay well ahead in the run-scorers’ list in the 2018 IPL.David Warner joined Virender Sehwag and Jos Buttler to become the 3rd batsman with 5 fifty-plus scores in a row. On Saturday, Warner fell just short of a 6th successive score of over fifty.David Warner, who holds the Orange Cap, is the only man with over 600 runs in the 2019 Indian Premier League.last_img

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